There are a number of infomericals described as 'filmlets' compiled onto a reel for television broadcast. Each title indicates that the material was created for the Ministry of Health and shown on television during programme breaks. 1. 'Odd Ode' b&w cartoon aimed at teens/young adults in rhyme is the story of three children who live next to each-other. When they grow up one of the boys wins the hand of his neighbour because he has beautiful teeth. 2. 'Brush your teeth' b&w cartoon 3.... Topics: Dentistry, Oral Health, Hygiene
This film for dental professionals looks at the danger to dental practioners of using x-ray equipment. It notes many people are aware of the value of dental radiography but many people do not understand the risks (such as infection and malignancy when handling the equipment). The film then goes on to explain the nature of x-rays and x-ray safety. Topics: Dentistry, Hygiene, Oral Health
There are 8 1-minute television infomercials for television broadcast on this reel. 1. Over 35; for this age group, warnings that gum disease rather than tooth decay is a problem (animation). 2. Tooth decay in children and the importance of looking after teeth (animation). 3. In middle-age and beyond, a reminder that your teeth should be considered as 'permanent', "you'll think you're another Peter Pan" (animation). 4. Businessman; "home is where good dental health is" and... Topics: Dentistry, Hygiene, Oral Health
A film about fluoridation made for public health officials towns and cities endorsed by the American Dental Association etc. Rather disappointingly the benefits of fluoridation are illustrated by artists' impressions. Using the example of Grand Rapids, Michigan, fluridation is proved to be successful in markedly reducing tooth decay (by up to 65% in younger age groups most exposed to fluoride in the water). There are three different compounds which can be added to the water supply, depending on... Topics: Dentistry, Fluoridation, Hygiene, Oral Health
This film for dental professionals looks at the responsibility dental practioners face by using x-ray equipment. The film explains about permissable doses of radiation and safe x-ray equipment installation. Topics: Dentistry, Radiography Dental, Safety, X-Rays
Complete record of the operation of gingivectomy on a patient aged nineteen with hypertrophic gingivitis. 4 segments. Topics: Dentistry, Periodontal Diseases, Gingivitis, Gingiva, Dentistry, Dentistry, Periodontal Diseases,...